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Tuesday 22 August 2006

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of August people in US were listening to London Bridge by Fergie. In UK Hips Don't Lie by Shakira featuring Wyclef Jean was in the top 5 hits. Accepted, directed by Steve Pink, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006 while The Night Gardener by George Pelecanos was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Reader, I Married Him. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Brave Story: New Traveler or Championship Manager 2006.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?


Directed by: Steve Pink

Starring: Justin Long, Jonah Hill, Blake Lively

Country: United States

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Step Up

Directed by: Anne Fletcher

Starring: Channing Tatum, Jenna Dewan-Tatum, Damaine Radcliff

Country: United States

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Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan

Directed by: Larry Charles

Starring: Sacha Baron Cohen, Ken Davitian, Luenell

Country: United States

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John Tucker Must Die

Directed by: Betty Thomas

Starring: Jesse Metcalfe, Ashanti, Arielle Kebbel

Country: United States

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Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby

Directed by: Adam McKay

Starring: Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly, Sacha Baron Cohen

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Reader, I Married Him

Starring: Daisy Goodwin, Sophie Kinsella, Joanna Trollope

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland


Starring: Peter Capaldi

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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World Series of Pop Culture

Starring: Pat Kiernan, Erin Payton, Lisa Guerrero

Country: United States

The Lab

Written by: Darrel Bristow-Bovey, Charlie Sapadin, Richard Beynon

Starring: Fana Mokoena, Mothusi Magano, Graham Hopkins, Terence Bridgett

Country: South Africa

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Three Sheets

Starring: Zane Lamprey, Stephen McKenna

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 August 2006 ?

  • RC feasts - Mary queen of angels
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Bruce Gary: American rock drummer (The Knack) (Born 1951).
  • Pulkovo Aviation Enterprise Flight 612 crashes near the Russian border over eastern Ukraine, killing all 170 people on board.
  • U.S. sprinter Justin Gatlin agrees to an eight-year ban from track and field for a positive drug test. He forfeits the world record he equalled in May. (USA Today)
  • Japanese Cabinet Secretary Shinzo Abe announces that if elected president of the Liberal Democratic Party, and thus Prime Minister, he will propose an amendment to the pacifist Constitution of Japan allowing Japanese troops to be sent overseas. Abe currently leads in polls over candidates Taro Aso and Sadakazu Tanigaki by about 30%. ( Mainichi Daily News)
  • Nominations have been called for the first Nunatsiavut Assembly General Election. The election will be held on October 3, 2006. VOCM
  • The Iranian Navy attacks and seizes control of a Romanian oil rig in the Persian Gulf. Iran took control of the radio room at 7 AM local time. ampquotThe Iranians fired at the rig's crane with machine guns,ampquot Tăbănescu said. ampquotThey are in control now and we can't contact the rig.ampquot There were 26 workers onboard. (Bloomberg)

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Sport Games on 22 August 2006

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  • Tottenham - Sheffield United : 2 - 0
  • Watford - West Ham : 1 - 1
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Night Gardener

By: George Pelecanos

Gus Ramone is "good police," a former Internal Affairs investigator now working homicide for the city's Violent Crime branch. His new case involves the death of a local teenager named Asa

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The Expected One

By: Kathleen McGowan

A GRIPPING THRILLER AND A PROFOUND SPIRITUAL JOURNEY THAT REVEALS THE GREATEST STORY NEVER TOLD! Two thousand years ago, Mary Magdalene hid a set of scrolls in the rocky

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Twelve Sharp

By: Janet Evanovich

Welcome to Trenton, New Jersey, where bounty hunter Stephanie Plum's life is about to implode in Janet Evanovich's wildest, hottest novel yet! FIRST A STRANGER APPEARSWhile chasing down the usual cast of miscreants and weirdos, Stephanie discovers that a crazed ...

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Coming Out

By: Danielle Steel

Olympia Crawford Rubinstein has a busy legal career, a solid marriage, and a way of managing her thriving family with grace, humor, and boundless energy.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Aircraft Powerpack

Aircraft Powerpack

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Flight simulator

Publisher: Wild Hare, 2wg Media

Brave Story: New Traveler

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: JP SCEI; NA Xseed Games

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AMF Xtreme Bowling 2006

AMF Xtreme Bowling 2006

Platform: PlayStation 2, Xbox

Genre: Bowling

Publisher: Bethesda Softworks (NA) Blast Entertainment (EU)

Bratz: Forever Diamondz

Platform: Game Boy Advance, Nintendo DS, Nintendo GameCube, PlayStation 2, Windows

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: THQ

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Championship Manager 2006

Platform: PC, Xbox, PlayStation 2, PlayStation Portable

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Eidos Interactive

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